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This Day in Movie History – June 11th, 1993 – Jurassic Park Released

A hit movie involving dinosaurs based on a novel was released on this day in movie history.

Jurassic Park was released in theaters on June 11th, 1993. The film was written by Michael Crichton and David Koepp (based on the book of the same name by Crichton) and directed by Steven Spielberg. It starred Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern, Samuel L. Jackson and Richard Attenborough. John Williams provided the film’s score.

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Courtesy: Universal Pictures

The movie focuses on a theme park with resurrected dinosaurs on a tropical island. Eventually, due to storms and sabotage, the park goes from a wondrous attraction to a place of danger and destruction.

The film was a massive hit, making over a billion dollars. Three sequels have been made, and a fourth one comes out later this month. Many video games based on the film and the franchise were made as well.


Special Justice League Film Footage Shown at Comic-Con 2016

The first footage from the upcoming live-action Justice League feature film was shown off at San Diego Comic Con 2016.

NOTE: While this article does not discuss anything beyond what was seen in the footage, for those avoiding all media about the film might consider it to be spoilers.

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The first live-action film based on the Justice League is set for release in 2017. Courtesy: DC Comics / Warner Bros.

The Justice League feature film is set in the same universe as Man of Steel and Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice, and is set to release in theaters in November of 2017. It will follow the events of Superman’s death as Batman tries to recruit a team of metahumans–super powered beings–together against an future threat to humanity.

The trailer, taken from a film that is still being made, highlights characters such as Cyborg (played by Ray Fisher), Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), The Flash (Ezra Miller) and Aquaman (Jason Momoa), along with Batman (Ben Affleck).

You can see this special footage in the video below: